80 Years of Aerospace Engineering Education in the Netherlands

Authors

Gillian Saunders-Smits
Delft University of Technology | Faculty of Aerospace Engineering
Joris Melkert
Delft University of Technology | Faculty of Aerospace Engineering
Michiel Schuurman
Delft University of Technology | Faculty of Aerospace Engineering
Keywords: Aerospace Engineering, History

Synopsis

This year, 2020, the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands celebrates its 80th birthday. This paper describes the history of the department since its founding in early 1940, just before the start of World War II in the Netherlands, until present day. The paper will highlight how its research and education developed within the socio-economic context of the Netherlands and the developments in aerospace over the past 80 years.

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Published

December 9, 2020

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ISBN-13 (15)

978-94-6366-337-3

Date of first publication (11)

2020-12-01

doi

10.34641/mg.12.9

Details about the available publication format: EPUB

doi

10.34641/mg.12.10